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L-cysteine | Longevity LIVE

L-cysteine, often referred to as “cysteine”, is a non-essential and sulphur- containing amino acid (building block of protein) found in the human body. It is found in beta-keratin, which is the main protein in our nails, hair and skin. According to the National Centre for Biotechnology Information in the USA,

cleansers | Longevity LIVE

It can be a little overwhelming and confusing when trying to decide which beauty products you should narrow down on and use – especially when it comes to cleansers as there are so many varieties and it just seems easier to use your bar of soap at home (but please don’t). What’s

zombie | Longevity LIVE

It has been estimated that almost 20 percent of married couples are in sexless marriages. Could you be in a “zombie” relationship? As the name suggests, it feels, well, lifeless. Not just characterized by unsatisfying sex or not wanting sex, partners in zombie relationships experience a lack of connection. To prevent this from happening

the next big thing | Longevity LIVE

Here’s what we deem to be the next big thing in beauty. This June, we’re looking at the lipsticks, lip glosses and lip stains you need add to your beauty cupboard for healthier, more radiant lips. Next Big Thing #1: Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Blush If you want… moisturized lips and

fragrance | Longevity LIVE

A fragrance that combines the classic Coco Mademoiselle fragrance with richer and deeper base notes. About the fragrance Much like  the original COCO MADEMOISELLE Eau de Parfum, COCO MADEMOISELLE Eau de Parfum Intense combines a unique blend of fresh citrus peel and the ardent blaze of wood to give it

matcha | Longevity LIVE

While you may know matcha to simply be that mug of green goodness you drink for an energy boost – it’s actually got a lot of health and beauty benefits as well. Firstly, it helps to understand what makes matcha such a special product. Matcha is made from a type of green tea

embarrassing beauty | Longevity LIVE

Not all our beauty questions or concerns are as simple as, “how do I clean my make-up brushes?” or, “what face cream should I be using?” – in fact, some can make you feel a little uncomfortable to inquire about. Firstly, there’s no harm in asking (and it’s more than likely that your medical

waxing | Longevity LIVE

We get it, waxing isn’t an appointment anyone looks forward to booking. And while there are a couple of other hair removal options out there, it seems that waxing is the option of choice for many as it is is cost efficient, semi-permanent and gives you the results you want almost anywhere on your body. If you’re

depression | Longevity LIVE

With as many as one in six South Africans suffering from anxiety, depression or substance abuse (excluding more serious conditions such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia), Dr Renata Schoeman, member of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) says now, this very minute, is the time for everyone to take stock of their unhealthy lifestyle

Baklava | Longevity LIVE

Sweeten up Valentine’s Day with a perfect Pouyoukas treat from the Mediterranean. This mixed seed baklava recipe is a dessert to impress and will be greatly appreciated. Baklava is one of those desserts that has a reputation for being difficult to make but this recipe is surprisingly easy. The rich,